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Sunday, 30 December

745. Edith Wharton and Illness, Followed by Business Meeting

1:45–3:00 p.m., San Francisco, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Edith Wharton Society

Presiding: Hildegard Maria Hoeller, Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York

1. “Standing Tall or Lying Still: The Impact of Spinal Impairment on Individual Subjectivity in Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome and The Fruit of the Tree,” Cyndy Hall, Univ. of California, Riverside

2. “Circulatory Disorders in The Custom of the Country,” Caroline Guény, Université de Paris 3, Sorbonne Nouvelle

3. “Wandering Women and the Dangers of Contagion in Edith Wharton’s The Old Maid and ‘Roman Fever,’” Lisa L. Tyler, Sinclair Community Coll., OH

Respondent: Hildegard Maria Hoeller

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